Cast 43

  1. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Sister Helen Prejean

  2. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn

    Matthew Poncelet

  3. Robert Prosky

    Robert Prosky

    Hilton Barber

  4. Raymond J. Barry

    Raymond J. Barry

    Earl Delacroix

  5. R. Lee Ermey

    R. Lee Ermey

    Clyde Percy

  6. Celia Weston

    Celia Weston

    Mary Beth Percy

  7. Lois Smith

    Lois Smith

    Helen's Mother

  8. Scott Wilson

    Scott Wilson

    Kaplan Farlely

  9. Roberta Maxwell

    Roberta Maxwell

    Lucille Poncelet

  10. Margo Martindale

    Margo Martindale

    Sister Colleen

  11. Jack Black

    Jack Black

    Craig Poncelet

  12. Ray Aranha

    Luis Montoya

  13. Peter Sarsgaard

    Peter Sarsgaard

    Walter Delacroix

  14. Barton Heyman

    Barton Heyman

    Captain Beliveau

  15. Steve Boles

    Sgt. Neal Trapp

  16. Nesbitt Blaisdell

    Nesbitt Blaisdell

    Warden Hartman

  17. Larry Pine

    Larry Pine

    Guy Gilardi

  18. Kevin Cooney

    Kevin Cooney

    Governor Benedict

  19. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown

    State Trooper

  20. Michael Cullen

    Michael Cullen

    Carl Vitello

  21. Missy Yager

    Missy Yager

    Hope Percy

  22. Jenny Krochmal

    Emily Percy

  23. Jon Abrahams

    Jon Abrahams

    Sonny Poncelet

  24. Arthur Bridgers

    Arthur Bridgers

    Troy Poncelet

  25. Steve Carlisle

    Steve Carlisle

    Helen's Brother

  26. Eva Amurri Martino

    Eva Amurri Martino

    9-Year-Old Helen

  27. Jack Henry Robbins

    Opossum Kid #1

  28. Dennis Neal


  29. Molly Bryant


  30. Adele Robbins
  31. Pete Burris

    Parent #1

  32. Joan Glover

    Parent #2

  33. Lenore Banks

    Lenore Banks

    Parent #4

  34. Scott Sowers

    Scott Sowers

    Guard #2

  35. Cortez Nance Jr.

    Guard #3

  36. Adam Nelson

    Adam Nelson

    Guard #4

  37. Jeremy Knaster

    Guard #7

  38. Marcus Lyle Brown

    Marcus Lyle Brown

    Parole Board Member (uncredited)

  39. Anthony Michael Frederick

    Anthony Michael Frederick

    Trustee (uncredited)

  40. Thomas McGowan

    ER Doctor (uncredited)

  41. Codie Scott

    Cop (uncredited)

  42. Helen Prejean

    Woman at Vigil (uncredited)

  43. Miles Robbins

    Miles Robbins

    Boy in Church

Crew 123


  1. Christie Alexander

    Art Department Coordinator

  2. Tom Warren

    Art Direction

  3. David Stein

    Assistant Art Director

  4. Travis Wright

    Assistant Property Master

  5. Martin Bernstein

    Construction Coordinator

  6. Michael Curry Sr.

    Construction Foreman

  7. Glen Engels

    Construction Grip

  8. Arne Olsen

    Key Construction Grip

  9. Patrick McGuire


  10. Richard Hoover

    Production Design

  11. Thomas Wright

    Property Master

  12. Gerry Hawkins

    Title Designer


  1. Charlie Marroquin

    Best Boy Grip

  2. Robin Brown

    Camera Operator

  3. Kris Enos

    Camera Trainee

  4. Roger Deakins

    Roger Deakins

    Director of Photography

  5. Bruce Hamme

    Dolly Grip

  6. Andy Harris

    First Assistant Camera

  7. Sal Camacho

    Second Assistant Camera

  8. Demmie Todd

    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Bonney Langfitt

    Additional Wardrobe Assistant

  2. Kim Marie Druce

    Assistant Costume Designer

  3. Allison Gordin

    Assistant Makeup Artist

  4. Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

    Costume Design

  5. Michael Kriston


  6. Aaron F. Quarles

    Key Hair Stylist

  7. Michal Bigger

    Makeup Artist

  8. Ma Kalaadevi Ananda

    Makeup Designer

  9. Lawrence Amanuel

    Set Dressing Artist

  10. Morgan Miller

    Set Dressing Production Assistant

  11. Hartsell Taylor

    Wardrobe Supervisor


  1. David Spinozza

    Additional Music

  2. Marcus Barben

    Assistant Chef

  3. Chuck Stringer


  4. Kayla Chaillot

    Craft Service

  5. Tim Monich

    Dialect Coach

  6. Pete Aquino


  7. Gary Chester

    Mixing Engineer

  8. Allison R. Hebble

    Post Production Assistant

  9. Graham Stumpf

    Post Production Supervisor

  10. Barry Gastelu

    Production Intern

  11. Lucian Baran

    Scenic Artist

  12. Greg Cattano


  13. Susie Blanchard

    Set Medic

  14. Scott August

    Set Production Assistant

  15. John Dowdell

    Telecine Colorist

  16. Sharon Boyle


  17. Eddie Vedder

    Eddie Vedder


  18. Julia Roberts

    Julia Roberts


  19. Barry Levine


  20. Peter Gabriel

    Peter Gabriel


  21. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown


  22. Jack Snyder


  23. Simon Abkarian
  24. Bruce Springsteen
  25. Jerry Everett

    Transportation Coordinator


  1. Allan F. Nicholls

    Assistant Director

  2. Tim Robbins

    Tim Robbins


  3. Eva Z. Cabrera

    Script Supervisor

  4. Sam Hoffman

    Second Assistant Director

  5. Ann C. Salzer

    Second Second Assistant Director


  1. Kristen M. Johnson

    Assistant Editor

  2. Tom Salvatore

    Color Timer

  3. Anthony J. Ciccolini III

    Dialogue Editor

  4. Ray Hubley


  5. Clare Larson

    First Assistant Editor


  1. William Moore

    Best Boy Electric

  2. Greg Addison


  3. Lance Shepherd


  4. Bill O'Leary


  5. Richie Ford

    Rigging Gaffer

  6. Jonathan Graham

    Rigging Grip


  1. David H. Kramer

    ADR Voice Casting

  2. Shawna Starkman

    Art Department Production Assistant

  3. Dana A. Hanby

    Assistant Location Manager

  4. Sallie Jones Arata

    Assistant Production Coordinator

  5. Allan F. Nicholls

    Associate Producer

  6. Mark Seldis

    Associate Producer

  7. R.A. White

    Associate Producer

  8. Douglas Aibel


  9. Jordan Beswick

    Casting Assistant

  10. Eric Fellner

    Eric Fellner

    Executive Producer

  11. Tim Bevan

    Tim Bevan

    Executive Producer

  12. Jane Frazer

    Head of Production

  13. Chris Gilmer

    Key Set Production Assistant

  14. Lys Hopper

    Location Coordinator

  15. Barbara Heller

    Location Manager

  16. Cynthia Carriere

    Location Production Assistant

  17. Jon Kilik


  18. Tim Robbins

    Tim Robbins


  19. Mindy Sheldon

    Production Accountant

  20. Michele Giordano

    Production Coordinator

  21. Bonnie Friedman

    Production Secretary

  22. Nancy Kriegel

    Production Supervisor

  23. Rudd Simmons

    Producer, Unit Production Manager


  1. Hal Levinsohn

    ADR Editor

  2. Charleen Richards

    ADR Mixer

  3. Daniel Pagan

    Apprentice Sound Editor

  4. Yvette Nabel

    Assistant Sound Editor

  5. T.J. O'Mara

    Boom Operator

  6. Bradford L. Hohle

    Dolby Consultant

  7. George A. Lara

    Foley Mixer

  8. Alison Miner

    Music Consultant

  9. Patrick Mullins

    Music Editor

  10. Ry Cooder

    Ry Cooder

    Music Producer

  11. David Robbins

    Music Supervisor, Original Music Composer

  12. David Campbell


  13. James Murray

    Second Assistant Sound

  14. Lynn Sable

    Sound Editor

  15. Tod A. Maitland

    Sound Mixer

  16. Scott Dior

    Sound Recordist

  17. Dan Sable

    Supervising Sound Editor


  1. Tim Robbins

    Tim Robbins


  2. Helen Prejean


  3. Brick Mason


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